Grand Army of the Republic Medal and Ribbon Device

Description
Physical Description
Metal button.
Specific History
Badge from the Pennsylvania GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) veterans group’s semiannual encampment on the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
General History
Grand Army of the Republic encampments were popular events organized by various posts of former Union soldiers. These events were held on a regular basis and various ribbons and emblems were distributed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
badge
associated date
1883
associated institution
Grand Army of the Republic
Physical Description
cloth (suspension ribbon material)
metal (pendant material)
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania
ID Number
AF*58263M
catalog number
58263M
accession number
210127
subject
Military
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event
Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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